14 days in Europe Itinerary

14 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe holiday planner

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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 1 night
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Frankfurt, Germany
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy

— 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 23rd (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Parco Natura e Fattoria Didattica Voloalto, then ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and then don't miss a visit to Via Condotti. Keep things going the next day: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, and then kick back and relax at V Lounge Beach Club.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Rome road trip planning site.

Frankfurt, Germany to Rome is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. When traveling from Frankfurt in December, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Rome: temperatures range from 16°C by day to 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 22 — 25:

Venice, Italy

— 3 nights

City of Romance

Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
On the 25th (Tue), look for gifts at Cesare Toffolo. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then explore the activities along Canal Grande, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally stop by Bragora.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Venice online route planner.

You can fly from Rome to Venice in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Rome in December; daily highs in Venice reach 11°C and lows reach 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 28:

Vienna, Austria

— 1 night

City of Dreams

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): wander the streets of Historic Center of Vienna and then hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Vienna driving holiday planner.

Getting from Venice to Vienna by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Venice in December, you will find days in Vienna are a bit cooler (5°C), and nights are about the same (0°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 29:

Berlin, Germany

— 3 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Tegeler See, step off the mainland to explore Pfaueninsel, then visit Savignyplatz, and finally appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate. On the 31st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Strandbar Mitte, then make a trip to Reichstag Building, then browse the range of quality goods at Vielfach Berlin - Das Kreativkaufhaus, and finally look for gifts at Boxoffberlin.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Berlin trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Berlin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Berlin

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 1:

Frankfurt, Germany

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
On the 1st (Tue), browse the eclectic array of goods at Kleinmarkthalle.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Frankfurt sightseeing planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Frankfurt takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In January, daily temperatures in Frankfurt can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Interlaken.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 2:
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Interlaken, Switzerland

— 1 night
Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, stop by Albert Schild AG - Swisssouvenir, then look for gifts at Mad Cow, and finally look for gifts at Swiss Mountain Market Unique Regional Souvenirs.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Interlaken tour itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Frankfurt to Interlaken takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Frankfurt in January, with highs in Interlaken at 2°C and lows at -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Interlaken

Shopping · Outdoors · Adventure · Tours
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 2:

Zurich, Switzerland

— 2 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 3rd (Thu), kick back and relax at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen, then examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, and then make a trip to Bahnhofstrasse. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Seebad Katzensee, enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Mythenquai, and then look for gifts at Maurice de Mauriac.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Zurich trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Zurich takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in January, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 4:

Austria travel guide

4.5
Castles · Art Museums · Specialty Museums
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.

Switzerland travel guide

4.7
Bodies of Water · Mountains · Landmarks
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.